October 2007

Man Who Preyed On Young Girls Gets Jail Term Reduced

A Sexual predator who posed as a police officer to gain the trust of young girls has had the minimum number of years he must spend behind bars cut.

Dean Dobson, 37, of Wisteria Way, east Hull, toured the streets of the city preying on young girls over a period of two years.

He posed as a police officer on three occasions, targeting five girls aged nine to 13.

Judge Tom Cracknell described Dobson as a devious, manipulative and dangerous paedophile